Gartner: Growth A Top Priority Share by CFOs and CEOs
Majority of CFOs and CEOs Still Rate Inflation as a Top Factor Damaging Their Organization, but Are Less Likely to Favor Raising Prices Than in 2022
Growth remains the top strategic business priority for both CFOs and CEOs, according to a survey by Gartner. Forty-five percent of CEOs surveyed ranked growth in their top 3 strategic priorities, down from 53% in 2022, while 62% of CFOs put it in their top 3, up from 59% in 2022.
While CFOs and CEOs agree on growth as their top priority, their emphasis on this and other priorities differ, according to the Gartner survey of 422 actively employed CEOs, CFOs, and other senior executive business leaders conducted through December 2022 (see Figure 1). For instance, CFOs’ second top priority iscorporate action such as M&A and restructuring (41%), which ranks fourth for CEOs (27%).
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